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 Vida Dorothy <I>Madsen</I> Pryde

Vida Dorothy Madsen Pryde

Birth
Dingle, Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA
Death 27 Sep 1951 (aged 60)
Byron, Big Horn County, Wyoming, USA
Burial Byron, Big Horn County, Wyoming, USA
Plot Block G Lot 4 Grave 9
Memorial ID 31924865 · View Source
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daughter of Hannah Rebecca Bake & Neils Madsen, married Stanley Thomas Lynch and Adam Pryde

Funeral For Mrs. Adam Pryde Tuesday

Funeral services for Mrs. Vida Pryde were held Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Byron LDS chapel. A.J. Ames offered the prayer at the mortuary. The choir sang "I Need Thee Every Hour" and the invocation was given by A. J. Ames. Vern Wilcock sang a solo, "I'm A Pilgrim." The obituary was read by Nellie Vail. Merrill B. Tew sang "The End of a Perfect Day: and the funeral sermon was given by H.D. Wilson with the benediction by E.B. Powelson. Pallbearers were Harry Whitmore, Alma Pryde, Dell Alexander, Keith NeVille, Neil Madsen and Carl Anderson. Ushers were A.C. Vail, Clair Deaton and Cliff Powelson and the grave was dedicated by Walter G. Stevens.

Mrs. Pryde passed away at her home Saturday morning after a lingering illness caused from heart trouble.

Vida Dorothy Madsen was born August 27th, 1891 at Dingle, Idaho, daughter of Neils and Hannah Rebecca Madsen. She spent her early childhood there, and at the age of eight years came with her parents, three brothers and three sisters to the Big Horn basin. They were among the first pioneers to settle in Byron. Vida received her schooling and grew to woman hood here.

When quite young she worked away from home to help with the family finances. On one of these occasions she met Stanley Thomas Lynch, and they were married in October of 1913. He was a widower with three small sons, Dick, James and Stan, whom Vida mothered as her own. To this union were born three chldren, Kathlyn, Cletus and Thomas.

In 1918 during the flu epidemic her husband died, leaving her with the family to care for alone. Thomas was born serveral months after her husband's death. She came back to Byron in 1919 and lived with her parents for a while. She was married to Adam Pryde on Janurary 29th, 1920 at Cody. They established a home in Byron and have raised their family here. Adam and Vida had nine children, bringing their total number to fourteen. One son died in infancy and one son, John met his death in an accident when he was about fourteen years of age.

The children who survive are Kathlyn, Cletus, Thomas, George, Edward, Dorothy, Mary Jean, Betty June, Richard and DeWayne. Vida has experienced much sorrow in her life, having serious illness herself.

Besides her husband and children she leaves to mourn, her passing, one brother, Frank Madsen of Byron and three sisters, Mrs. Sarah Smith of Billings, Mont., Mrs. Hazel Piggott of Blooming, Idaho, and Mrs. Iva Crocker of Sayle, Mont.


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  • Created by: Cindy C.
  • Added: 3 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31924865
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Vida Dorothy Madsen Pryde (27 Aug 1891–27 Sep 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31924865, citing Byron Cemetery, Byron, Big Horn County, Wyoming, USA ; Maintained by Cindy C. (contributor 47066494) .